Destination Nepal

National flag of Nepal | Outdoor Himalayan TreksNepal, a small landlocked country in South Asia, is a well known destination for adventurers from all over the world. While terms like Everest, Sherpa, Gurkha and Himalayas are enough for most travelers and academicians to trigger their knowledge about Nepal, there are those who may not have even heard what or where Nepal is.

If you are not familiar with this magical land blessed with natural wonders and heritage, our Nepal destination guide will definitely enlighten you and help you gain some useful insights into Nepal. From Nepal's history to geography and climate, from important tips about getting visa for Nepal to interesting tales about the Nepalese cultures and festivals, our Nepal destination guide section serves valuable information about Nepal. And if you already know enough about the country and have enlisted it as your destination for your upcoming holiday trip, you can choose from the numerous holiday packages including trekking, hiking, mountaineering, rafting, sightseeing, peak climbing, jungle safari, day trips, etc.

Nepal is blessed with incredible floral and faunal diversity because of great variation in its altitude (60m from sea level to 8848m), and variation in geography of Nepal (from lowlands of Terai plain to the gigantic Himalayas in the north), resulting in at least five distinct climatic zones. Nepal stands unrivaled in this aspect in the world, since this variation is compacted within the breadth of 193 km and a total length of 885 km.

Nepalese society is unusually diverse with numerous cultures and languages spoken by people belonging to different castes, tribes and ethnic groups. So get prepared for a real cultural shock as you visit Nepal. With every village and settlement you pass through, you are likely to get different culture and customs of Nepal. Historically it has become a bridge between the Aryan Hindus and the Buddhists, and a melting pot of the Aryan, Tibeto-Mongoloid and Indo-Mongoloid races.

Popular Destinations in Nepal

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is an amazing trek that begins from Nayapul, a location just outside of Pokhara Valley, passes through dense rhododendron forests with snow-capped peaks in the background, traverses several villages, follows a fairly easy trail with some steep climbs, and takes you into the serene Annapurna Sanctuary, and finally up to Annapurna Base Camp.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani - Poon Hill Trek is undoubtedly the best among the numerous treks available in the Annapurna Region of Nepal, if you are really concerned about the duration, cost, difficulty level and overall experience. Typically spectacular Nepal mountain scenery, charming and welcoming local people and the pristine environment are the best features of this weeklong trip which you can complete easily at your own pace.

Rolwaling Eco-Cultural Trek

Opened only recently to the visitors, Rolwaling Trek takes you through really off-the-beaten, least explored region of Nepal. Its High Himalayan sceneries, spectacular waterfalls, its floral and faunal diversity and its remoteness count among its central attractions.  Besides, you meet the centuries old culture and ways of life on the way, far from even the slightest modern touch.